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New York. Mayoral Directive 2023-2

September 14, 2023 To:      The Commissioners of the NYPD, FDNY, DOC, and DSNYFrom: Mayor Eric AdamsRe:      Overtime SpendingDate:   September 14, 2023 The City is facing fiscal constraints which require the ongoing monitoring of agency spending. Control of overtime is important for good government and overtime should be approved only in those instances where…

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Mayor Adams, NYCEDC, Councilmember Hanks Double Down On Support For Staten Island’s North Shore With New Action Plan

September 14, 2023 Watch the video here at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIB_RHs0kKc “Staten Island North Shore Action Plan” Outlines Vision for Approximately $400 Million Investment in Vibrant, Mixed-Use Waterfront Community, Estimated to Generate Nearly $4 Billion in Economic Impact Goals Include Expanding Waterfront Access, Accelerating Housing Creation, Reimagining and Redeveloping Key Sites, and Prioritizing Local Hiring and Career Pathways…

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White House. Statement from President Joe Biden Announcing the New U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery

Today, I am proud to announce that I am appointing Penny Pritzker to serve as the new U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery. As an accomplished public servant, former Secretary of Commerce, and transformative industry leader—with deep familial ties to Ukraine—Special Representative Pritzker brings decades of experience and expertise to this critical position. Working in lockstep with the Ukrainian government, our allies and partners,…

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NYC Mayor Adams Announces Expedited Sprint to Identify Asylum Seekers Eligible to Apply for Work Permits

September 13, 2023 NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced a three-week sprint to identify asylum seekers in the city’s care who are currently eligible to apply for work authorization. Using staff at emergency sites, last week, the city began conducting in-depth, in-person surveys with the nearly 40,000 asylum seekers over the…

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